Loyola Marymount University: Ranking & Review

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Los Angeles
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United States
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World
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5274888
Top 6%

Loyola Marymount University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate52%51%54%
Applicants15,3816,2269,155
Admissions8,0723,1684,904
Enrolled undergraduates1,446652794
Enrolled total (including graduate students)9,6184,0585,560

302 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

43 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores826
Percent of students submitting SAT scores57%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
640
Math
630

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores807
Percent of students submitting ACT scores56%
ACT Composite
28
ACT English
30
ACT Math
27

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $60. Application fee for graduates - $50.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Loyola Marymount University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$64,735$64,735
Off-campus$65,772$65,772
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $14,066 and other expenses per full academic year.

Loyola Marymount University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 3,210 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$45,460$45,460
Fees for full-time undergraduates$676$676
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$1,897$1,897
Tuition for Full-time graduates$17,066$17,066
Fees for full-time graduates$282$282
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$1,219$1,219

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services42499523
Education36214376
Legal Professions and Studies5301306
Visual and Performing Arts24436280
Social Sciences233233
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs145145
Psychology11414128
Engineering8337120
English Language and Literature & Letters78785
Biological and Biomedical Sciences7979
Health Professions and Related Programs44751
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities4242
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies3939
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services3030
Philosophy and Religious Studies13922
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1919
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1717
Mathematics and Statistics10717
History1616
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1515
Theology and Religious Vocations3811
Physical Sciences88
Natural Resources and Conservation516
Grand Total1,6216323152,568

A total of 1,621 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Loyola Marymount University.

At the master's and doctor's level 947 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate79%80%79%
  • Full-time retention rate - 91%
  • Part-time retention rate - 67%

General info

Alternative namesLMU
Founded1911
MottoAd Majorem Dei Gloriam; Tua Luce Dirige
For the greater glory of God; direct us by thy light
Religious affiliationRoman Catholic
Colorscrimson, navy, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff2,037
Instructional FTE762
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.lmu.edu
AddressOne Lmu Drive
Los Angeles, California, 90045-2659
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population3,976,000
Phone3103382700
Fax+1 (310) 338 1841

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